Ofc. Ernest R. Felio
CHP - Crescent City


Date of Birth: Unk
Date Appointed: Unk
End of Watch: September 7, 1980
Officer Ernest R. Felio was on routine patrol when he was shot and killed by a motorist he stopped for questioning. A security guard at a nearby farming operation testified he heard a brief conversation between the motorist and the officer, then heard the sound of two shots. The 49-year-old patrol officer was an 18-year CHP veteran who served 17 years at the Crescent City Area office. A description provided by the security guard led to the capture of Felio's killer.